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Arash Momeni, MD

Palo Alto, CA

Stanford Medical Center

900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Arash Momeni, MD

Arash Momeni, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. Dr. Momeni’s clinical interests include complex reconstruction of the breast, head and neck, trunk, and extremities after cancer and trauma. His goal is to help patients get back to normal functionally, so that they can resume their work, family and social lives.

Working out of the Stanford Women’s Cancer Center, Dr. Momeni performs autologous (free flap) breast reconstruction such as the DIEP flap, which uses a woman’s own tissue to recreate breasts. He also offers ResensationSM, an advanced surgical technique that has the potential to restore sensation to the breasts of women after reconstruction.

This advanced technique shows the promise of revolutionizing free flap reconstruction and aims to become the standard of care.

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Dr. Momeni graduated magna cum laude from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. After completing his plastic surgery and hand surgery training at the University of Freiburg in Germany, Dr. Momeni completed a second residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at Stanford University. He also completed a fellowship in advanced reconstructive microsurgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Momeni is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Internationally recognized researcher for breast reconstruction surgery

Dr. Momeni is recognized nationally and internationally for his research in clinical outcomes after breast reconstruction surgery and other topics related to microsurgical reconstruction. He has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and numerous chapters in major plastic surgery textbooks. Due to his contributions to clinical research he was appointed the Ryan-Upon Scholar in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University. He speaks regularly at national and international meetings and is an ad hoc reviewer for numerous scientific journals, including Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery. He is the Associate Editor of the Annals of Plastic Surgery and serves on the editorial board of leading plastic surgery journals, including Microsurgery and European Journal of Plastic Surgery.

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